the shaft or handle of a scythe.

Also snathe [sneyth] /sneɪð/.

Origin of snath

1565–75; unexplained variant of snead (Middle English snede, Old English snǣd) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for snathe


snathe (sneɪð)


the handle of a scythe

Word Origin for snath

C16: variant of earlier snead, from Old English snǣd, of obscure origin
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